Supervisor will not seek re-election

GLOVERSVILLE – Democratic Gloversville 6th Ward Supervisor Richard Ottalagano announced Monday he will not seek re-election this year to another two-year term on the Fulton County Board of Supervisors.

In a prepared statement, Ottalagano noted that “at the end of this term, I will have 12 years in office as the Ward 6 of Gloversville Fulton County supervisor and will be 70 years old. I have no regrets, and will cherish some of the gratifying events and personal moments that have occurred. I will also remember some of the tough times with tough decisions that needed to be made.”

Ottalagano, of Lee Avenue, said a battle with cancer has caused him to retire from politics. But he said he will hopefully be involved in other civic work such as the Fulton County Museum, ASSAP’s Promise, county Health Department Advisory Board and the Fulmont Community Agency.